Definition of fix someone's wagon in English:

fix someone's wagon


  • Bring about a person's downfall or spoil their chances of success.

    • ‘He tells them both that's he gonna fix their wagon for good, and you just know he means it.’
    • ‘This should fix his wagon and get him to eat some veggies!’
    • ‘Other teams would have the whole summer to find a way to fix his wagon.’
    • ‘We shall fix his wagon at some stage but for now he's draining my creative juices and Gill's too.’
    • ‘And since the governor plans to withhold our tax refund an extra month, we'll fix her wagon and file our return a month earlier.’
    • ‘Until recently, Earl had always called his son Little Ray, but his wife nagged him so much about using just the boy's proper name that he took to calling him Just Ray - just to fix her wagon.’
    • ‘Keisha is going to fix his wagon, once and for all.’
    • ‘If you move your car but don't sit in it until 8, the parking officer going up and down the block issuing $50 tickets will fix your wagon.’
    • ‘The old soldier, who learned a long time ago to recognize deception and diversion, is gonna fix their wagon.’
    • ‘He's off addressing a rally, railing at a do-nothing Legislature, at greedy teachers and nurses, saying he'll fix their wagon with a special election this fall.’